Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.78
Liaison Jessica Bowen
Submission Date March 4, 2019
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Aquinas College
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 3.00 Jessica Eimer Bowen
Director of Sustainability
Center for Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for graduate students (I.e. an interdisciplinary academic program that concentrates on sustainability as an integrated concept)?:
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Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
Yes

Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate:
Master of Management, Sustainable Business Concentration

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The mission of the Master of Management program is to develop professionals who are able to provide meaningful leadership within their organizations through the application of advanced management practices. The program focus is dedicated to examining both functional and strategic managerial issues, with a special emphasis on the cultural and behavioral dynamics that occur within an organization. Our mission is accomplished by integrating a global perspective where managerial communication and leadership effectiveness are incorporated into an adaptive learning sequence of theory, practice, application, reflection and growth. All graduates from the Master of Management program will be able to successfully: Research, analyze and identify key management issues; Think critically, assess and respond appropriately to functional and strategic management issues; Plan strategically; Manage decisively; Communicate effectively; and Lead successfully.

All students must complete the 27-credit CORE curriculum, as well as select either a dedicated 12-credit CONCENTRATION, or 12-credits in electives. One concentration offered is in sustainable business. This concentration is comprised of the following course requirements: MG671 Industrial Ecology; MG672 Sustainable Business Management; MG673 Building Social Capital; and MG610 Sustainable Innovations Lab.


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